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TV Years Christmas special

TV YEARS – the excellent magazine about old telly – is back soon, with a Christmas Special that goes on sale from Tuesday, 6 November! And, yes, there’s snow on the logo.

This time around it features…


Gary Morecambe on the M&W Christmas shows (“The heart bypass operation affected Eric’s timing…”)
– Barry Cryer on writing for Morecambe and Wise  (“Junkin and I could make you has-beens!”)
Steven Moffat on Doctor Who at Christmas (“There’s a schism between Doctor Who’s wider audience and the fans”)
Ian ‘Brendan’ Sears on K9 & Company (“Elisabeth Sladen was incredibly generous to an unknown 18-year-old”)
Anita Dobson on that EastEnders Christmas ep  (“It wasn’t until I left I clicked how popular it had been”)
Michael Leggo on Noel Edmonds’ festive extravaganzas (“I suddenly said, ‘Christmas presents!’”)


Mark Gatiss on A Ghost Story For Christmas
Hugh Dennis schedules his perfect evening of Christmas telly
Jon Culshaw salutes Mike Yarwood


The Top Of The Pops Christmas party, annuals, spin-off records, “Merry Christmas, VT”, Blue Peter, Val Doonican, The Box Of Delights, Channel 4’s Alternative Christmas Message and loads and loads more!

As ever, if you need more info, you can find TV YEARS on Twitter here: @tvyears

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